Tech program aims to fill need for machinists

TechJobs PHOTO 4-23The need is critical for skilled people who make the tools, dies and molds used to make virtually everything from car bumpers to cellphones. Read More...

Duke Energy picks 5 S.C. sites for potential industrial development

Greenville-based McCallum Sweeney Consulting has been hired by to conduct site studies and evaluate their potential for development. Duke Energy then will work with county leaders and local economic development professionals to develop a strategy for providing water, sewer, natural gas and electricity to the sites. Read More...

Recleim secures financing for Graniteville plant

The appliance and electronics recycler expects to have its 111,000-square-foot plant at Graniteville fully operational by the end of the summer. The facility will employ more than 200. Read More...

County opens medical clinic in Hopkins

Lower Richland residents will no longer have to travel to Columbia for their health-care needs after the county government opened an $800,000 clinic that will be staffed by a pediatrician and family practice provider. Read More...

Matchmaker sessions to highlight small-business salute

Representatives from global firms such as Boeing Co. and Continental Tire, which have manufacturing operations in South Carolina, will be on hand to talk to small businesses about procurement contract opportunities at the 11th annual Salute to Small Business. Read More...


Richland’s airport chief earns national accreditation

Christopher Eversmann, who has been in charge of operations at Jim Hamilton-L.B. Owens Airport for the last four year, was named an Accredited Airport Executive by the American Association of Airport Executives. Fewer than 10% of the association’s 5,000-plus members have earned the distinction. Read More...

Ga. insurer installs Duck Creek software

Southern Trust, a regional insurance firm operating in Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee, has replaced its legacy system with policy and billing systems software from Columbia-based Accenture Duck Creek. Read More...